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SUNS # 8832 Friday 25 January 2019

Trade : Ministers unlikely to address "systemic" crisis facing AB at Davos (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
An informal meeting of select trade minis ters from 34 countries in Davos on Friday is unlikely to address the "systemic" crises facing the World Trade Organization's dispute settlement system, in particu lar the future of the Appellate Body (AB), trade envoys told SUNS.

United Nations : Bullying is an "infringement" on children's rights (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
While rates have decreased, school violence and bullying is still a major global issue, contributing to lasting impacts on youth, a United Nations agency found.

South Korea : Moving beyond hierarchal business structure for green growth (PRIV)
(IPS, Seoul)
Despite the international rise of South Korean businesses like Samsung, Hyundai and LG as global powerhouses, the corporate culture in this East Asian nation is often known to have a vertic ally rigid command line.

DRC : Farmers in "schools without walls" learn to increase harvest (PRIV)
(IPS, Kikwit)
It was almost four years ago in 2015 that members of Farmer's Frame of Idiofa (FFI), a farmers ' group in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), produced a mere eight tonn es of sweet potatoes on two hectares of land.

Opinion : Asia's landlocked (PRIV)
(IPS, Bangkok)
Structural economic transformation and the expansion of international trade are among the most pressing issues to be addressed, if Asia's landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) are to overcome the development challenges related to their geographical locations.

Opinion : Wasting & dining - the new water dilemma (PRIV)
(IPS, Stockholm)
Concerns about the supply side of food systems are shifting from insufficient production and supply, to issues likely to affect food production in the medium and long term, such a s water risks, global warming and environmental consequences.

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